An important question than all travelers ask themselves: Is tap water in London safe to drink? In this post we will see that London’s tap water is safe to drink so you have nothing to worry about and focus on visiting London’s fabulous travel attractions. And we will also give you an overview of the main London travel attractions you can visit!
If you are not familiar with the term, the pH value of water shows how acidic or alkaline the water is. The WHO states that the water should at all times have a pH in between 6.5 to 8.5 maximum. These figures are still debated to this day especially given the new rise in popularity of alkaline water pushing the boundary up to 9 for the pH. Excessif levels of chlorine in water can lead to severe health complications in extreme cases. These complications include vomiting, coma or even death in these extreme cases.
The TDS levels were measured by Thames Water and their values fluctuated between 270 and 277 ppm. We were pretty sceptical of these values given the measurement we had taken while working on the development of the Skuma device. While collecting samples to check the TDS value for the 4 locations, we noticed that the theoretical values offered by Thames Water are simply not realistic. Out of 40 samples collected in the 4 different locations we get an average of 316 TDS. The data provided seems to indicate that all these metrics are present in safe quantities in London. Find extra information on Is tap water in London safe in 2020?.
And now let’s move on with the funny part, the travel attractions! Kensington Gardens is open from 6 a.m. until dusk each day. You can get there from the nearest tube stations of High Street Kensington (Circle and District lines), Lancaster Gate (Central line) and Bayswater (District line). Named after the Prince Regent (King George IV), this regal space has hundreds of acres of formal gardens to admire, as well as some 12,000 roses in the Queen Mary’s Gardens. For kids more interested in playing than roses, there are four playgrounds and central London’s largest outdoor sports area. Try and spot the park’s local hedgehog population. The park is also home to London Zoo — the world’s oldest scientific zoo, opened in 1828. It’s home to penguins, lions, flamingos, camels, hippos and much more.
At Madame Tussauds, you’ll come face-to-face with some of the world’s most famous faces. From Shakespeare to Lady Gaga you’ll meet influential figures from showbiz, sport, politics and even royalty. Strike a pose with Usain Bolt, get close to One Direction or receive a once-in-a-lifetime audience with the Queen. Delve into the ancient capital’s most horrible history at the London Dungeon – experience live actors, thrilling rides and exciting special effects. Step back into the darkest of times… are you brave enough to face 90 minutes of London’s dark past?
Hydratation is very important for a tourist. We recommend the strongest and most durable glass bottle on the market, ideal for your daily adventures. Skuma water is balanced and consistent in alkaline mineral composition every use: calcium, magnesium, potassium, sodium, chloride, sulfate. Whether you are at home or on actively exploring your surroundings, Sküma stays with you wherever you wander. Engineered with an advanced multi-step filtration system to create the purest water, no matter its source. Discover more information at here.